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Isaac's Restaurant

48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 450 3805
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (35 reviews)
“lamb curry” (12 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We liked the look of the restaurant and made a reservation for 6 pm which allowed us to chose from the Early Bird Specials. My husband had excellent chowder and steak that was plentiful but not very flavorful. I had Brie with salad, fish cakes,...More

Thank marsle
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited here with some customers and was impressed. The service was good as was the menu and the food. I will return

Thank John M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great restaurant, local colleagues recommended this place , service was exceptional cannot praise the staff enough, and the food ( seafood Chowder and Steak ) was top class , well done to the owners you have the right formula!!

Thank Paddyd56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed very much my lunch at this restaurant. Very cozy and clean. The staff are very helpful and the food is just amazing from the main course till dessert. Will return for sure.

Thank Pedro F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Isaac's is an ever reliable restaurant in the centre of Cork city. Trendy new eateries come and go but this one just hangs in there providing quality food, day in day out in an attractive, atmospheric, period building on historic McCurtain street. Service is efficient...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hadn't been for a while and gave it a go for Early Bird dinner last Sat. Excellent all round. Great food, lovely atmosphere, excellent staff and very good value. No need to say much more except that the acoustics are the same and it can...More

Thank TheGannetIreland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was recommended to us by a local and we tried to book it but had to wait a couple of days for a table. I can see why the locals use it the food was fresh and varied ,something different

Thank SteveHunter33
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Food presentation very unusual. Food quality reasonable but not very tasty. I am a little disappointed.

2  Thank Johnny O
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Visit to isaac's restaurant on our last night and we were not disappointed, we certainly did save the best to last, amazing staff to go wing high quality food at a very reasonable rate need i say more, well done to all at issac's

Thank happycelt
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Dined here with 3 friends and ate the early bird menu. It was great value. The menu was varied and the food was amazing. All 4 of us were delighted. Staff friendly and efficient. Will definitely return

Thank fishtank5
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Pamela W
27 July 2016|
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Response from liam o | Reviewed this property |
I don't know that. But if you want a good vegetarian restaurant in Cork you should try Cafe Paradiso at Lancaster Quay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 450 3805
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